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METALCON / October 6-8 / 2021 Tampa


Sustainability

This track focuses heavily on solar and its lucrative potential for the entire construction industry. Whether you’re skeptical or have completed dozens of installations, you’ll gain valuable knowledge on best practices for solar projects and other sustainability issues.
 

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Wednesday, October 06, 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM

  • Location: Solar Center
"Business A metal roof may be a slightly higher initial investment compared to other roof types, but this premium cost is easily recovered over the life of the roof. This is especially true when mounting PV. Due to the high service life of a... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Nik Holley
Senior Director of Research and Development
S-5!
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

Wednesday, October 06, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

  • Location: METALCON Theater
"Business  Opportunities and challenges continue to define the U.S. solar industry. While demand for solar energy continues to soar, the industry faces increased logistics and materials costs as well as gaps in the domestic solar supply chain. On behalf of the Florida Solar Energy Industry Association (FlaSEIA), Justin... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Justin Vandenbroeck
Florida Solar Energy Industry Association
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

Wednesday, October 06, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

  • Location: Solar Center
"Business With the demand for sustainable power on the rise, building owners and homeowners alike are turning to solar power as a supplemental power generator. Choosing the right platform for solar panels is critical to the design process and can significantly impact both initial... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
David Stahler
Director of Distributor Development
S-5!
Mark Gies
Director of Solar Business
S-5!
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

Thursday, October 07, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

  • Location: Solar Center
"Business Solar photovoltaics (PV) has been a rapidly growing energy sector in the U.S. and globally, with strong growth forecasted for the foreseeable future.  In addition to its environmental benefits, solar PV is a sound investment, providing carbon-free electricity at lower costs than fossil... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Andy Williams, P.E.
Director of Technical Support
MCA - Metal Construction Association
Bob Zabcik, P.E., LEED AP
Z-tech Consulting, Inc.
Dustin Haddock
Vice President of Research and Development
S-5!
Lee Ann Slattery
Sales Support Manager
ATAS International Inc.
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

Thursday, October 07, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM

  • Location: Business Development Learning Center
This is an introductory presentation on Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification with a focus on metal construction to help builders start the process for getting their buildings LEED certified. Topics to be covered; intro to LEED, energy implications for metal construction and LEED best practices and... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Daniel "Jesse" Coyle
Commissioning and Sustainability Consultant
Affiliated Engineers, Inc
Lynn Grinnell, PhD, LEED O+M
Professor
Saint Petersburg College
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

Thursday, October 07, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Location: Solar Center
There are special considerations when it comes to solar PV mounting in challenging environments. These environments include those geographies subject to snowfall or high winds (or combinations of those elements). Most PV mounting failures occur in both of those environments. In either case, there is a good degree of scientific... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Dustin Haddock
Vice President of Research and Development
S-5!
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

Thursday, October 07, 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

  • Location: Architect's Experience Pavilion
THIS SESSION IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO REGISTRANTS FOR THE ARCHITECT’S EXPERIENCE This is an introductory presentation on Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification with a focus on metal construction to help builders start the process for getting their buildings LEED certified. Topics to be covered; intro to LEED, energy implications... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Daniel "Jesse" Coyle
Commissioning and Sustainability Consultant
Affiliated Engineers, Inc
Lynn Grinnell, PhD, LEED O+M
Professor
Saint Petersburg College
Track(s)
Exclusive to The Architect's Experience

Friday, October 08, 10:15 AM - 11:05 AM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
"Business In this session attendees will learn about how metal walls can use sunlight to provide the building with solar air heating. They will discover how metal cladding on roofs and walls can contribute to green building objectives, including LEED certification. They will explore... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
David Weidl, LEED AP BD+C, CSI CDT
Product Representative
ATAS International Inc.
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration

Friday, October 08, 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM

  • Location: Solar Center
"Business As solar mounting technologies evolve to improve installation efficiencies and reduce material and labor costs, some developers and installers on the job site often find it daunting to keep abreast of changing technologies and adapt their operating procedures accordingly. This seems evident by... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Mark Gies
Director of Solar Business
S-5!
Track(s)

Friday, October 08, 11:15 AM - 12:05 PM

  • Location: Technical Know-how Learning Center
"Business Air infiltration testing of buildings is mandatory starting with the 2019 version of ASHRAE 90.1. There are also likely to be significant changes in the 2022 version currently under development. Air infiltration testing is being utilized more everyday as these standards are adopted and experience has shown... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Bob Zabcik, P.E., LEED AP
Z-tech Consulting, Inc.
Track(s)
Included with The Total Experience Registration